COURSE DESCRIPTION:Learn to identify, understand & work with the “Blue Wall of Silence” in the law enforcement community. Designed to provide insight & understanding of the different types of stress in the law enforcement culture from a systems perspectives emphasis, and will provide practical “back pocket skills” in providing crisis intervention services to law enforcement organizations & individual personnel in crisis. The Law Enforcement Perspectives course is intended for law enforcement officers, their families, mental health professionals, chaplains, & organizations that interact within the law enforcement community. It is an excellent course for CISM teams & team members who would want to enhance their understanding of the differences in the law enforcement culture as compared to other first responder cultures.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Community perceptions of the law enforcement profession
  • Differentiated Model of oppression in capitalistic systems
  • System dysfunctions in the law enforcement culture
  • Special considerations when providing CMB group interventions
  • Stress areas of a law enforcement officer in crisis
  • Specific stress areas to law enforcement officer culture
  • Healthy coping mechanisms & resiliency protective factors
  • Interventions to a suicide of a law enforcement officer or a LODD
  • Addictions & CISM response
  • Psychological & emotional perceptions following an officer involved shooting

Date: March 29-30, 2019

Time: 8:30-5:00

Location: Riverside Police – Magnolia Station 10540 Magnolia Ave Riverside, CA 92505

Cost: $175.00 ***NOTE: THERE IS A $40 CANCELLATION FEE

To Register: http://livingshield.org/training-registration/#law